Jo Kamae Byrne


Jo brings a wealth of experience from the private and public sectors to HonInfo.  Administrative Manager and Director for Hawaiian Duplicator Corporation (office equipment sales & service), Administrative VP for Mountain Apple Company (entertainment & music recording), and Government Affairs lobbyist for the Honolulu Board of Realtors (a professional association) illustrate the variety and scope of her background.

Through the years, Jo has also dedicated herself to public service:

  • Director & Chair of Government Affairs Committee, NPRRA (National Public Records Research Association)
  • Secretary & Director, Better Business Bureau of Hawaii
  • Member, 2003-2004 Honolulu City Council Leasehold Task Force
  • President, Hawaiian Legacy Foundation
  • President, Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii
  • Member, Dept. of Public Safety Community Advisory Group for Gender Appropriate Programming
  • Vice Chair, State Elections Appointment Panel
  • Chair, Advisory Commission on Housing & Community, City & County of Honolulu
  • Chair, Asian/Pacific Caucus of the National Women’s Political Caucus
  • Officer & Director, Hawaii Women’s Political Caucus
  • Director & Government Affairs Chair, Goodwill Industries of Honolulu, Inc.
  • Director, Japanese Chamber of Commerce

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